December 2015 Issue


The Cami de Cavalls: A trek on the sunny side

An account of walking a short section of the GR223 Camí de Cavalls long-distance route, which runs right around the coast of the Balearic island of Menorca, over two days – from Es Grau to Fornells.

Tour of Monte Rosa

Diaries of a Monte Rosa Circuit

An account of a trekking Tour of Monte Rosa in 2008, including parts of the Grand Tour of Monte Rosa, passing through the Italian Alps and Swiss Alps. Monte Rosa is the highest mountain in Italy after Monte Bianco. This trek began in Le Chable, and finished at Grächen in the Mattertal valley.

Hoch Tirol

High magic in the Hoch Tirol

Description of a ski tour through the Austrian Hoch Tirol in the Eastern Alps taking in the Gross Geiger, Granatspitze, Gross Venediger and the Gross Glockner.

Skywatch Winter

Skywatch Winter: Cassiopeia

Cicerone's seasonal series on exploring the night sky, introducing Cassiopeia and its six most prominent stars.

Infant Treking

Trekking with an infant 1: Starting to plan

Tips on how to go trekking, or thru hiking with an infant, including choosing a destination, making reservations, picking a companion and training.

Scrambling Dark Peak

Scrambling across the Dark Peak

A two-night Dark Peak scrambling adventure from Chew Valley to Grindsbrook, taking in Wilderness Gully East, Torside Gully, Dowstone Clough and Nether Red Brook.